Vish graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Social Work in 2012. He joined The Do Network in 2021, first as a Social Worker and later adding the role of Executive Officer, and joined KCPsych as a Director/Social Worker. He is based in the Toowoomba area but travels widely to service metropolitan and regional clients.
Vish spent more than 10 years working across the Child Protection continuum in rural and remote locations in Western Australia and Queensland before settling in Toowoomba. While working in Child Protection, Vish was elected to a leadership role with the Together Union where, as an activist, he sought to improve the working lives of Child Safety staff across Queensland and to improve outcomes for children, young people and families engaged with the child protection system.
Vish has extensive experience working with first nations people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. He frequently travels across Queensland to undertake interviews and assessments for the Queensland Children’s Court and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.
With a focus on the client’s well-being and functioning, Vish also supports private clients and NDIS participants. He has a particular interest in working with families where a person has a lived experienced of a disability or mental health illness, or other social problems. His expertise also extends to supporting older children and adolescents during their development through high school and into adulthood. Vish has a particular interest in supporting children, adolescents and emerging adults who have experienced being placed in the out of home care system.
Vish is an Accredited Social Worker.